GRR: Sacramento State
The DIAA Western Bracket playoffs kick off in Bellingham, Wash. Saturday and after that's all done we'll have a finalist.
Kansas awaits the winner of the Western Bracket and then we'll have yet another DIAA champion.
Western Washington has already vaulted itself into the favorites conversation with a defeat of University of San Diego in late March.
Sacramento State edged UC Santa Cruz 21-20 to advance to the Pacific Western Conference final on Sunday, and also book a spot in the ACR DIAA spring playoffs.
Sac State came into the game behind UC Santa Cruz in the league standings, having lost to both UCSC and Fresno State, while Santa Cruz had only lost to Fresno State.
Sacramento State will take on UC Santa Cruz Friday night to decide who joins Fresno State in Sunday's Pacific Western championship match.
Fresno State will get a bye to the final because the 4th-place team, Chico State, is unable to make the trip to Fresno.
UC Santa Cruz won a tight clash with Stanford under the lights this past weekend at Steuber Rugby Stadium.
Tiego Logan scored a try, four conversions,and two penalty goals for 19 points and he was key in getting the scoreboard moving early on for UCSC.
Sacramento State defeated Stanford 21-17 to win the Pacific Western Rugby Conference Men's College 7s Saturday, going 4-0 on the day.
Led by an MVP performance by Arnold June Walker, Sac State got big performances from Amir Frazier, Vincent Pace, Kellan Fisch, and Miles Brown. The Hornets accomplished this victory despite missing Cutler Pons and Josh Reyes due to injuries.